Pronunciation: (pol'isht), [key]
1. made smooth and glossy: a figurine of polished mahogany.
2. naturally smooth and glossy: polished pebbles on the beach.
3. refined, cultured, or elegant: a polished manner.
4. flawless; skillful; excellent: a polished conversationalist.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.